Justin Bieber sentenced to anger management and community service for egging neighbour's house

Singer must also pay neighbour $80,000 (£47,227) after vandalism court case

Justin Bieber sentenced to anger management and community service for egging neighbour's house

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Justin Bieber must attend an anger management course and complete community service for egging his neighbour's house.

Rolling Stone reports that the Canadian singer entered a no contest plea to charges of vandalism and, according to the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office, he has been sentenced to five days community service. He has also been ordered to pay his neighbour $80,900 (£47,227) and must stay away from him and his family for two years.

Bieber was accused of throwing eggs at the house while its tenant and his daughter were on the balcony filming him in January of this year. His house was raided by police looking for surveillance footage of the incident, and he and his friend Lil Za were subsequently arrested on possession of cocaine when police found what was thought to be the drug in the property. The charges were later changed to possession of ecstasy and oxycodone, following testing. Bieber could face up to nine years in prison if convicted of the charge.

One of the officers involved in the case, L. David Thompson, commented at the time of the raid: "I get that the eggs don't seem that significant, but it does rise to the level of a felony. There is a victim in this case who has had extensive damage done to their home. That's a serious incident."

Bieber's other legal troubles this year have included a case of alleged attempted robbery, in which he was accused of snatching a cell phone out of a woman's hand, and charges of driving under the influence in Miami in January. According to the LA Times, he avoided a jail or probation sentence for the latter offence after making a plea deal to turn the charges into a reckless driving incident.

More recently, meanwhile, the singer issued an apology for using racist language. Footage of Bieber telling a racist joke – in which he uses the n-word – which was reportedly filmed for Bieber's 2011 documentary Never Say Never surfaced online, leading the singer to state: "I apologise for offending or hurting anyone with my childish and inexcusable mistake."

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